June 8, 2020
stress and hearing loss

Hearing loss can be stressful. Here’s how to manage it

Having hearing loss can be stressful. Here are some helpful tips for managing hearing loss and stress to get back to enjoying life.
March 16, 2020
running to cope with hearing loss

Running to cope with hearing loss

Sue Phillips lost her hearing as an adult. Surprised by her hearing loss started to look for a way to cope. She started running to cope with hearing loss.
March 21, 2019
sudden deafness

Learning to cope with my sudden deafness

It has been almost three years since I suddenly lost a dramatic amount of hearing in my “good ear.” It’s a funny thing to think you have complete control of […]
December 1, 2017

Watch: What you should know about hearing aids

Do you know how hearing aids work? Phonak hEARo and YouTuber Jessica Flores explains what you should know about hearing aids.
November 7, 2016
how children taught me to accept my hearing loss

How My Children Taught Me To Accept My Hearing Loss

I never expected my children to be my greatest teachers, but seeing myself reflected in their eyes showed me the path I needed to take to overcome my struggles with […]
January 19, 2016

The best way to talk about your hearing loss

People with hearing loss often talk about it in three ways: basic disclosure, nondisclosure and multipurpose disclosure.
October 27, 2015

Cool Halloween Hearing Aids Prove that Technology Isn’t Scary

  Hearing aids can be scary to someone who doesn’t know how they work. So with Halloween just around the corner, we think it’s the perfect opportunity to show kids […]
October 25, 2015
dangers of hearing aid batteries for pets and children

How I Made My Dog Afraid of Thunderstorms

For the first 12 years of my life, I slept peacefully through the majority of thunderstorms. If I ever awoke, it was during a strike so violent everybody in the house […]
January 12, 2015

My Strategies for Coping With Single-Sided Hearing Loss

When I started losing my hearing at the age of thirty, I was really embarrassed about it and I didn’t want people to know I was going deaf. It felt […]
August 27, 2014

Thank You to All the Lipreading Tutors Out There

The 8th to 12th September is Lipreading Awareness Week in the UK and so my post is in honour of the Lipreading tutors around the world. Thank you for all […]
March 7, 2014

I Don’t Hear Very Well

“I don’t hear very well.” This is what I’d been saying since I discovered, age 13, that I didn’t hear very well. “I don’t hear very well.” My hearing was […]